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Language - Turkish

Language at a glance: Turkish

  • In 2011 there were 22,272 people in New South Wales who spoke Turkish.
  • There was a 8.2% increase in the number of people who spoke Turkish since 2006 (from 20,593).
  • 5.0% of the population who spoke Turkish arrived between 2006 and August 2011.
  • There were more men who spoke Turkish (11,207) than women (11,064).
  • 26.5% of the population who spoke Turkish were children (under 19 years of age), 42.3% were young adults (aged 20 to 44 years), and 31.2% were older adults (aged 45 years and over).

About language: Turkish

Language - Top 10 NSW LGAs ranked by size
Language - Turkish20112006Change
AreaNumberTurkish %NumberTurkish %2006 to 2011
Auburn City4,9096.74,6517.2+258
Botany Bay City8542.27472.1+107
Holroyd City1,6471.71,4351.6+212
Parramatta City1,5470.91,4681.0+79
Liverpool City1,5640.91,3150.8+249
Blacktown City2,2890.82,1420.8+147
Fairfield City1,2420.71,2990.7-57
Griffith City1370.61140.5+23
Wollongong City9940.59510.5+43
Strathfield Council1760.51690.5+7
Greater Sydney20,4630.518,9500.5+1,513
Regional NSW1,7840.11,6250.1+159
New South Wales22,2720.320,5930.3+1,679

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.